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  • Editorial, 03 Mar 2022, 10:41 IST

Quick Spicy And Tangy Breakfast Recipe With Rava

Did you know that Rava is a rich source of iron and protein? Take a look at the recipe!
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  • Krati Purwar
  • Editorial, 03 Mar 2022, 10:41 IST
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fried rava balls

Who does not like to prepare a quick snack that requires no hassle? Do not worry because we bring you a recipe to create spicy and tangy mini idlis or Rava balls without using a steamer. It is easy to make and is a healthy choice for breakfast and snacks.

We will make this recipe with Rava (semolina, sooji or suji), which is one of the prominent sources of iron. It helps to improve blood circulation and offers instant energy. People watching out for their weight can consume dishes made of Rava for breakfast because it stimulates metabolism.

Sooji is a rich source of vitamin B and is good for people suffering from cardiac ailments. It is loaded with protein, antioxidants and fibres. Overall, Rava is a wholesome food with zero trans fat, cholesterol and saturated fats. 

How To Make Idli Chaat Using No Steamer

breakfast rava idli recipe

  • In a medium-hot pan, add a tablespoon of ghee and mustard seeds.
  • Once the seeds start to crackle, add a cup of water.
  • Add 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar and salt to taste.
  • Add turmeric powder and a cup of sooji.
  • Mix everything until Rava soaks up all the water.
  • Add some water and salt to taste.
  • Add two tablespoons of curd for richness and tangy flavour. 
  • Keep mixing it well until it can bind itself. 
  • Take it out in a pan and kneed it for the gluten to develop.
  • Once it takes the shape of the dough, take some out and kneed it into a cylinder, cut it into small parts and make small spheres. You can give it any shape.
  • Take the pan, add water and bring it to a simmering boil on medium flame. 
  • Add some sugar, salt to taste and ghee.
  • Add the sooji balls into the water or steam them.
  • Take the Rava balls out into a steamer after 2-3 minutes. Let them cool for a while in the fridge.
  • Add ghee to the pan. Keep it on high flame.
  • Add urad and chana dal. 
  • After 30 seconds, add mustard and cumin seeds. 
  • Once the pulses get a touch of brown colour, add chopped gingers, curry leaves, chopped red and green chillies.
  • You can also add chopped onion at this stage. It is optional.
  • Add peanuts and a pinch of turmeric powder. Add chopped tomato (optional).
  • Once peanuts turn light brown, turn down the flame, add the sooji balls, dash of water, pinch of sugar and salt to taste. 
  • Let everything come together, and add chopped mint and coriander leaves for garnishing. 
  • Add a tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • Serve fried sooji balls or mini idlis for breakfast.

Delicious Fried Idlis Without Using A Steamer Recipe Card

Make this flavourful rava breakfast recipe in no time

Total Time :
35 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
25 min
Servings :
4
Cooking Level :
Medium
Course:
Breakfast
Calories:
200
Cuisine:
Indian
Author:
Krati Purwar

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee (For Sooji Balls)
  • 1 Cup Semolina
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Curd
  • Water To Requirements (For Boiling Rava Balls)
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee (For Tempering)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 1 Tablespoon Chana Dal
  • 2 Chopped Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Chopped Ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Peanut
  • 1 Medium Chopped Onion (Optional)
  • 1 Medium Tomato (Optional)
  • 2 Sprigs of Curry Leaves
  • 2 Diced Red Chillies
  • Salt to Taste
  • Little Water
  • A Pinch of Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Mint Leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Instructions

Step 1
In a medium-hot pan, add a tablespoon of ghee and 1/2 tablespoon of mustard seeds.
Step 2
Once the seeds start to crackle, add a cup of water.
Step 3
Add 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar and salt to taste.
Step 4
Add turmeric powder and a cup of sooji.
Step 5
Mix everything until Rava soaks up all the water.
Step 6
Add some water and salt to taste.
Step 7
Add two tablespoons of curd. Mix everything.
Step 8
Take the mixture out in a pan and kneed it into a dough.
Step 9
Roll the dough in the shape of a cylinder, cut it into small parts and make small spheres.
Step 10
Take the pan, add water and bring it to a simmering boil on medium flame.
Step 11
Add some sugar, salt to taste and ghee.
Step 12
Add the sooji balls into the water and let them boil for 2-3 minutes.
Step 13
Add ghee to the pan on high heat.
Step 14
Add urad and chana dal.
Step 15
After 30 seconds, add mustard and cumin seeds.
Step 16
Once the pulses turn brown, add chopped gingers, curry leaves, chopped red and green chillies.
Step 17
Add peanuts and a pinch of turmeric powder.
Step 18
Once peanuts turn light brown, turn down the flame, add the sooji balls, dash of water, pinch of sugar and salt to taste.
Step 19
Add chopped mint and coriander leaves. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice.
Step 20

tangly fried rava balls

Serve fried Rava balls or mini idlis for breakfast.
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